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Fujifilm unit hits upstart rival with ultrasound patent suit

New competitor litigation, coupled with significant M&A-related patent transactions, show how crucial medical imaging is to the Japanese giant's continued re-invention

14 March 2022

Australian applicants may finally get clarity on software patents

For the first time, country’s top court will hear a case related to patent eligibility for computer-implemented inventions, an area IP owners say is rife with uncertainty

10 March 2022

Access Advance changes licence terms in the wake of landmark non-FRAND finding

New duplicate royalty reimbursement approach adopted following recent blow in Dusseldorf

09 March 2022

IP profession sorely needs targeted recruitment programmes to overcome ‘motherhood penalty’

Working mothers have left the workforce in droves during the pandemic, which is sure to cause a detrimental impact on an IP profession that already has a huge gender imbalance

05 March 2022

Meta sees results from focus on diversity in patenting and innovation

As Women’s History Month unfolds in the US, the company is acting to re-engineer the status quo by changing the balance among its attorneys and inventors

02 March 2022

Dusseldorf appeal court AASI rejection could see more SEP suits go to Munich

Pre-emptive injunctions will not be granted against implementers, says city’s Higher Regional Court, in second recent blow to Access Advance licensors

16 February 2022

Group of big company general counsel calls for Fintiv overturn to “restore balance to the American patent system”

Leaders from businesses including Intel, Micron and GM write to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo claiming that without a dependable inter partes review system key business investments are impossible

11 February 2022

Injunction provisions steal the show in comments on draft US SEP licensing policy

While major licensors warn that proposed revisions will harm the technology standardisation process, implementers argue the injunctive relief bar should be raised even higher

10 February 2022

Why Dutch courts are becoming a central element in cross-border patent disputes

The Netherlands is already a hotspot for big-ticket battles – and the signs are that its importance as a venue is only going to increase

08 February 2022

Inside the litigation record of the man set to own 38,000 BlackBerry patents

Data from Docket Navigator shows that buyer York Eggleston IV’s existing NPEs – named after stones and slingshots – have filed at least 36 lawsuits against 23 defendants

07 February 2022

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